10 Ways to Boost Mindfulness During Times of Stress

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is Nurse Practitioner from the Boston area. She has been specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years, is a national speaker and consultant, and is an international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

What Dr. Mimi Secor can say in an interview on mindfulness:

Practicing mindfulness can be especially helpful in times of stress. In our current health crisis, millions of people continue to be affected by COVID-19 in one way or another: Health concerns or worries, employment woes, social distancing rules making it challenging to connect with family and friends have all been familiar themes.

Over the the last several months we have been barraged with negative stories on the news about the pandemic, the election, and race strife. We all need a solution or some great escapes that can help improve our mental health.

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Sex & Positive Thinking: Why You Should “Fill This Rx”

Available for Interviews: Dr. Tammy Penhollow

Dr. Tammy Penhollow is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, specializing in anesthesiology, pain management, and regenerative medicine. Having over 20 years of experience has helped her to cultivate a passion for regenerative medicine and holistic healing. Dr. Penhollow practices at Precision Regenerative Medicine in the greater Phoenix area.

 

Talking Points from Dr. Tammy Penhollow on
Sex and Positive Thinking on the Brain:

Sex Benefits and the Brain

Cognitive benefits of sex are related to the release of neurohormones dopamine, norepinephrine, and oxytocin; this promotes bonding, feelings of well-being, and calmness. Oxytocin release can lead to melatonin secretion, which helps with sleep. These cycles also regulate cortisol release (the stress hormone), increases blood flow to the brain, and decrease anxiety. 

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4 Steps to Calm Our Busy Brains

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on Dealing With Difficult Thoughts
:

Sometimes our minds become fixated on a thought that we become obsessed with, and it ends up causing us uncomfortable feelings such as stress, anxiety, fear, anger, or sadness.

Thoughts and feelings are normal to have, it’s part of being a human being.  

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Do These 4 Things to Grow Old Gracefully

Available for Interviews: Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is an internal medicine physician, a work-life integration researcher, and an international expert on mind-body-spirit connection. She is also an international speaker and bestselling author of Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.

Dr. Dalton-Smith was recently published in Shape Magazine on how to feel less sleep deprived and more rejuvenized when we wake up in the morning. Here’s another story angle on the topic.

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Growing Older:

Many people believe that, as they get older, they are resigned to being on the scrap heap of life. But when you advance in years, it’s important to remember that you can do a lot of things to help yourself. Getting older is about getting better. And whether you have concerns with your health or you are wondering what to do to make the most of your twilight years, here are some of the simple things.

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3 Health Tips for COVID Long-Haulers

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on COVID Long-Haulers
:

One of the many things we have come to learn about COVID, is that some people who have overcome the virus, still experience symptoms of the illness weeks and even months after having it—referred to as long-haulers. Here are just a few tips that can help alleviate some of the negative effects:

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PANDEMIC Self-Care: 8 Pillars of Health to Live By Beyond the Covid Crisis

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years. She is a sought-after national speaker and consultant, has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets, and is the #1 international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

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About Self-Care and the 8 Pillars of Health:

    • The pandemic is almost over! Let’s finish strong—mentally and physically.
    • For many, the silver lining (and for some the curse) in this pandemic is having extra time for self-reflection.
    • I’ve found myself reflecting on my experiences (personal and professional), highlights, low points, accomplishments, failures, reexamining my priorities, thinking about how I want to spend my time, who I want to spend my time with, and what my life means. And in the midst of all this, I’ve been able to stay on course and continue to live a healthy life. You may be asking, how is that possible?

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Managing Anxiety & Finding Mental Health Help Now

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Colleen Cira

Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

 

Talking Points on What Dr. Cira Can Say in an Interview
On How to Manage Anxiety and Find Mental Health Support:

The pandemic continues to fuel a mental health crises in the United States. Over the past year we have witnessed a surge in depression and anxiety-related disorders as a result. 

How to Managing Anxiety

1) Control What You Actually Have Control Over

6 Ways to Address Burnout to Be More Productive

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

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Burnout:

Burnout is the cumulative effects of stress built up over time without enough time to recover.  Taking the time to rest and recharge is vital for any human being to be able to function, but many people live in fear of doing so because there is “so much to do.” 

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5 Simple Mindfulness Tips That Can Give Us More Peace

Available for Interviews:  Julie DeLucca-Collins

Julie DeLucca-Collins shows people how to create simple habits and go from overwhelm to self-doubt to having more peace, purpose, power,  passion, and prosperity. She is the author of Confident You: Simple Habits to Live the Life You Have Imagined.

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Incorporating Mindfulness Into Our Everyday Lives:

Mindfulness is a way to be open and aware of what is happening in the moment—being present both internally and externally. Mindfulness has been shown to improve relationship satisfaction, reduce stress in relationships, and increase empathy. Mindful practices can also help reduce internal stress and anxiety. 

Here are 5 simple mindfulness tips that we can all incorporate into our everyday lives:

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The Benefits of Meditation and How to Get Started Today

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

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Meditation
:

  • Benefits: reduce stress and anxiety, lower down blood pressure, alleviate headache, improve digestive complaints, improve mood
  • Types: breathing exercises, gratitude, focus, visualizations, self-compassion, alleviate pain and suffering

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